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Legal Forms and Information

Note:  All legal forms and information found here are for educational purposes only, and are not to be considered or used as legal advice.  For legal advice, contact a licensed, competent attorney.  State laws vary and change from time to time.  Forms may become obsolete or may not be valid in your state or not suitable for your specific needs or situation.  Before you purchase a legal form, read the accompanying terms and conditions to understand the risks.

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Power of Attorney

3.  Power of Attorney, State of Colorado Statutory Form, 2010, for financial affairs and real estate, with witness affidavit

POA Agent’s Record Book, agents serving under a POA must keep records of their actions

POA Monitor Agreement, sample form to appoint a monitor to protect principal from agent neglect, dishonesty, incompetence

Agent’s Certification of Authority, agent’s sworn statement that POA is currently effective and valid

Power of Attorney for Digital Assets, sample form to appoint agent to manage digital accounts, digital devices, computer files

Medical Power of Attorney

4.  Note: Keep medical care documents in a location visible to EMS, emergency medical services, next to bed, on refrigerator, in wallet
Medical Durable Power of Attorney, for health care, medical affairs, includes access to medical records, with witness affidavit

Living Will, for end of life health care and life support decisions for terminally ill patients

CPR, patient’s wishes regarding Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation, must be signed by patient and physician

DNR, Do Not Resuscitate, physician’s order for patient in health care facility, including nursing home, patient consent not required

Your Right to Make Health Care Decisions in Colorado, 2011 version, booklet explaining use of advance directives in Colorado

Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) for Colorado, 2015 version, discuss with physician, must be signed by physician

Medicaid Declaration of Income Trust

5. Declaration of Income Trust CO Medicaid 2016 [new version 2016] from Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF), used to qualify for Medicaid assistance with the cost of nursing home care or home care, contact an attorney for elder care legal advice

Declaration of Income Trust CO Medicaid 2016 Instructions  

CO Notice of Income Trust Closure 2016

CO Income Trust Ledger 2016

CO Agency Letter HCPF 16-001 Declaration of Income Trust Procedure

Medicaid Declaration of Income Trust Form, [old version 2005] Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing form (HCPF 05-006) from Colorado Gerontological Society, used to qualify for Medicaid assistance with the cost of nursing home care or home care, contact an attorney for elder care legal advice

HIPAA Release and Authorization

6.  HIPAA Release and Authorization allows release and access to medical records

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

7.  Limited Liability Company (LLC) forms list, TBD

Colorado LLC Articles of Organization, Sample Form

Colorado LLC Articles of Organization, Instructions

Colorado Corporation

8.  Colorado Articles of Incorporation, Sample Form

Colorado Articles of Incorporation, Instructions 

Colorado Trade Name

9.  Colorado Trade Name Registration, for Sole Proprietor

Colorado Trade Name Registration, Instructions

Living Trust

10.  Information on Living Trusts

Colorado Landlord, Tenant, Rental Property

11.  Colorado landlord/tenant legal forms, lease, rental application, lead paint disclosure, security deposit form, pet agreement form, utility agreement form, legal handbook, legal seminars and property management/landlord training are available from the Apartment Association of Southern Colorado, AASC (719) 264-9195 and Apartment Association of Metro Denver, AAMD (303) 329-3300.

12.  Colorado landlord/tenant legal forms for evictions on Colorado Courts website, Notice to Quit (JDF 97), 3-day notice: Demand for Compliance or Right to Possession (JDF 101), Complaint in Forcible Entry and Detainer FED (eviction) (JDF 99), Instructions for Forcible Entry and Detainer FED (eviction) (JDF 100)

13.  New Colorado landlord/tenant law, Warranty of Habitability, HB08-1356, effective 9/1/2008.
Fatal dog attacks article from CDC. 

Pikes Peak Library

14.  Many legal forms, legal books, Colorado statutes and citations are available for free at the Pikes Peak Library, law libraries or on state and local court websites.
The Pikes Peak Library Law Collection is located at the Penrose Library, 20 N Cascade Ave.

Bradford Publishing, Colorado Legal Forms

15.  Colorado legal forms and books are available for purchase from Bradford Publishing Company in Denver, at the public library, and at their distributors across Colorado.

Real Estate Deeds: Quit Claim Deed, General Warranty Deed
Special Purpose Deeds: Bargain and Sale Deed, Mortgage Deed, Beneficiary Deed, Conservator’s Deed, Personal Representative’s Deed (Sale), Personal Representative’s Deed of Distribution, Trustee’s Deed, Mineral Deed, Mining Deed (Quitclaim)

Book: Winning Big in Colorado Small Claims Court from Bradford Publishing

Book: Everybody’s Guide to Small Claims Court from NOLO Press in our Legal Books section

Colorado Small Claims Court

16.  Colorado Small Claims Court Clinic, educational videos, from Colorado Legal Services, presented by Boulder Attorney Alice Warren-Gregory, published Sep 2, 2014.
Total video time, about 40 minutes.

Colorado Small Claims Court video, part 1, Introduction, length 7:54

Colorado Small Claims Court video, part 2, Filing the Complaint, length 5:33

Colorado Small Claims Court video, part 3, Service Process, length 4:40

Colorado Small Claims Court video, part 4, Respond to a Complaint, length 4:31

Colorado Small Claims Court video, part 5, Preparing for Trial, length 10:03

Colorado Small Claims Court video, part 6, Trial and Post-Trial, length 5:02

Colorado Court Forms

17.  Free information from the Colorado Courts, including
county court civil matters,

child support


victims’ rights

estate and probate

conservatorship for adults

conservatorship for minors

guardianship for adults

guardianship for minors

Small Claims Court


18.  Free court legal forms and information from the Colorado Courts Self-Help Center.  Schedule of Colorado court fees.  See schedule of monthly free small claims court seminars in Denver.

19.  El Paso County Combined Courts, Self Help Center, Room S101, 270 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs 80903, Self-Help Center website.  Staffed by Self-Represented Litigant Coordinators and volunteers from Justice Corps, available to answer questions, help find available court forms, provide information on court procedures, provide references to community resources, alert parties of options to resolve disputes outside of court by using mediation or other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).  The Self-Help Center does not provide legal advice or fill out forms.

El Paso County Lawyer Referral Service

20.  El Paso County Bar Association website.  Lawyer referral service: (719) 636-1532.
Ask-A-Lawyer: free, confidential anonymous legal advice from volunteer attorneys, second Saturday each month, 10 am – noon, Citadel Mall, adjacent to the upper-level food court area near guest Services.
Call-A-Lawyer: free, confidential anonymous legal advice from volunteer attorneys, third Thursday evening each month, phone number only works during the monthly event.
call (719) 471-0380, 7 pm-9 pm during Jan, Mar, Apr, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec
call (719) 457-8211, 5 pm-7 pm during Feb, May, Jul, Nov (in conjunction with KKTV)

Colorado Bar Association Consumer Brochures

21.  Colorado Bar Association educational brochures website.

Some Colorado Bar Association Educational Brochures:

ADR, Appropriate Dispute Resolution (Mediation, Arbitration, etc.)

Probate in Colorado  Note: There are simplified rules for settling a small estate with a value under $50,000.  (A beneficiary deed may be used to avoid probate and transfer real estate when you die to your beneficiaries.)

So Now You Are a Personal Representative

So Now You Are a Trustee

What to Do When Someone Dies

Senior Law Handbook

Financial Power of Attorney

Financial Power of Attorney Agent

Sample Form Revocation of Power of Attorney

Sample Form Resignation of Power of Attorney

Sample Form Affidavit of Principal’s Competence at time of Granting Power of Attorney

Colorado Wills, Self-Proving Wills

22.  Colorado laws CRS 15-11-501 thru -506 on wills, self-proving (self-proved) wills, notarized wills.

CRS 15-11-712 Simultaneous death, disposition of property

23.  Colorado Declaration of Disposition of Last Remains, Statutory Form, CRS

Colorado Legal Assistance

24.  Colorado Springs Legal Assistance Directory Handout

25.  Colorado Legal Services, legal assistance and advocates for low-income Colorado residents.  Self-help legal information, clinics, videos, court information, legal aid attorneys, pro bono attorneys.  Offices across Colorado.

Colorado Springs office, 617 S Nevada Ave, 80903, (719)471-0380
Denver office, 1905 Sherman St, Suite 400, 80203, (303)837-1313
Pueblo office, 1000 W 6th St, 81003, (719) 545-6708

Colorado Consumer Protection Laws

26.  Colorado Consumer Protection Laws, Filing a Complaint, Colorado Attorney General

Meeting Minutes

27.  Sample Form Meeting Minutes template for business, corporation, LLC, non-profit, HOA, club, association. Based on Robert’s Rules of Order. 

Certificate of Incumbency

28.  Certificate of Incumbency, certified list of current company officers, signed by company officer, usually the secretary, print on company letterhead

Colorado Nonprofit Corporation Records

29.  Colorado Nonprofit Corporation Records, Colorado Revised Statutes CRS 7-136

Travel Consent for Minor Child

30.  Sample Form Travel Consent for Minor Child

Colorado Trespassing Laws

31.  Colorado Trespassing Laws, Colorado Revised Statutes CRS 18-4-502

Affidavit of Translation

32.  Affidavit of Translation, to translate Spanish or other foreign language documents to English language. 

Document Affidavit

33.  Document Affidavit, to swear or affirm that an attached document is true and correct.

Copy Certification by Document Custodian

34.  Copy Certification by Document Custodian, affidavit that an attached document is true and correct

Business Records Affidavit

35.  Business Records Affidavit, affidavit for business records or medical records kept in the normal course of business

Affidavit of Mailing

36.  Affidavit of Mailing, to provide evidence of mailing documents

37.  Affidavit of Non-Response, to provide evidence that no response was received by mail

Colorado Consumer Protection

38.  Colorado Attorney General, information on Colorado consumer protection laws regarding many topics is found in their Consumer Resource Guide.  Topics include purchasing, repair and leasing of new and used automobiles, the Colorado Lemon Law, business licensing issues, common scams, civil rights and employment, elder and senior citizen issues, credit and lending, general consumer issues and complaints, common legal questions, health issues and identity theft. 

FTC Identity Theft Complaint Affidavit

39.  FTC Identity Theft Complaint Affidavit, use this form from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to make a sworn statement (affidavit) about your identity theft case, before a Colorado notary public

Colorado Motor Vehicle Forms

40.  Colorado Department of Revenue, Auto Industry Division (AID),

Colorado Lemon Law

Colorado Auto Buying Tips

Complaint Process for Auto Problems

Bill of Sale for Motor Vehicle (DR 2173)
, cash sale

Bill of Sale for Motor Vehicle (DR 2173-PN), financed sale using promissory note

Promissory Note for sale of motor vehicle

Affidavit for Collection of Personal Property Pursuant to Small Estate Proceeding (DR 2712)

Power of Attorney for Motor Vehicle Only (DR 2175)

Colorado Usury Interest Rates

41Colorado Interest Rates and Usury Interest Laws, Colorado Revised Statutes CRS 5-12-103, 18-15-104

Colorado Small Estate Affidavit

42.  Colorado Small Estate Affidavit (estate valued under $64,000), Collection of Personal Property by Affidavit, CRS 15-12-1201
Form Colorado JDF 999 Small Estate Affidavit 2015-06 and Instructions, Form Colorado JDF 998 Small Estate Affidavit Instructions 2015-06

Affidavit of Identification Photograph

43.  Affidavit of Identification Photograph, sample form stating your identity, with your photo attached.

Affidavit of Cybersecurity Compliance

44.  Affidavit of Cybersecurity Compliance, sample form, PDF format, to show evidence of compliance with NIST IR 7621, Section 2.

45.  Affidavit of Cybersecurity Compliance, sample form, PDF format, to show evidence of compliance with NIST IR 7621, Section 3.

Affidavit of Correction

46. Affidavit of Correction, sample form, PDF format, to explain document error and correction

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